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lotion

 [lo´shun]
a liquid suspension, solution, or emulsion for external application to the body.
calamine lotion a mixture of calamine, zinc oxide, glycerin, bentonite magma (a suspending agent), and calcium hydroxide solution; used as a skin protectant.

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn),
A class of pharmacopeial preparations that are liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application; some consist of finely powdered, insoluble solids held in more or less permanent suspension by suspending agents or surface-active agents, or both; others are oil-in-water emulsions stabilized by surface-active agents.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]

lotion

/lo·tion/ (lo´shun) a liquid suspension, solution, or emulsion for external application to the body.

lotion

(lō′shən)
n.
A protective or restorative liquid or cream applied to the skin.

lotion

Etymology: L, lotio, a washing
a liquid preparation applied externally to protect the skin or to treat a dermatological disorder.

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn)
A class of liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn)
A class of pharmacopeial preparations that are liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]

lotion

a liquid suspension or dispersion for external application to the body.

calamine lotion
a mixture of calamine, zinc oxide, glycerin, bentonite magma and calcium hydroxide solution; used as a protectant.

Patient discussion about lotion

Q. What are some good non-prescription lotions for psoriasis

A. from some reason- bathing in the "dead sea" in Israel helps psoriasis. i know they sell mud from the dead sea in malls all over the U.S. try it- could be useful.

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Cosmetics suppliers measure viscosity to make sure skin lotion has the proper consistency, flows out of the tube or bottle without difficulty, and rubs onto the skin in a comfortable manner.
Clean your skin with water and chemical-free cleansing products every day, scrub your skin regularly to remove dead cells and smooth the skin and moisturise it with skin lotion and cream containing high amounts of vitamin E.
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For a touch of instant radiance to soften lines, try one of the many light diffusing lotions on the market, like Elizabeth Arden's Let There Be Light Radiant Skin Lotion (pounds 17) or Tesco's Skin Perfectors Soft Focus Light Reflecting Base (pounds 6).
According to these three reports, makeup, shampoo, skin lotion, nail polish, and other personal care products contain chemical ingredients that lack safety data.
The novel estrogen-based skin lotion was approved for short-term use only.